Barns & Sheds

Aggressive carpenter bees are one of many flying or crawling pest species that can cause extensive damage to wood barn structures.


Property Pest Control

January 22, 2014

Get acquainted with potential pests that could harm you, your horse, and even your barn structures. ... Read More


The Top Horse Health Multimedia Content of 2013

January 03, 2014

Which were the most accessed videos, slideshows, reports, and podcasts in 2013? Here's a list of the top 10. ... Read More


Horses' Shade Preferences Evaluated

October 29, 2013

Researchers sought to investigate horses' preferences when it comes to standing in shade or in the sun. ... Read More


Making Winter Manageable on the Farm

October 28, 2013

These preparations can help carry you and your horses through the cold, dark, and wet months ahead.... Read More


Build an Outdoor Wash Rack

June 24, 2013

Here are a few key points to keep in mind for setting up your outdoor wash rack.... Read More

The open-type stall dividers and stall fronts in this barn, as well as the lower front grids, allow horses to see and interact with each other. This configuration also aids in air circulation.


Inside Dream Horse Barns

May 02, 2013

Take a look at these features that make horse barns safe and healthy as well as beautiful.... Read More


Winter Horse Care Tips for Owners

November 23, 2012

Horses can live outside in comfort year round with a few amenities provided by their owners.... Read More


Winterizing Horses

November 01, 2012

Take a few simple precautions and management approaches to help your horse weather winter safely.... Read More


Kentucky Barn Fire Claims 10 Horses' Lives

October 31, 2012

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the deadly fire, but say it does not appear suspicious.... Read More

Ceiling fans move otherwise stagnant air through a barn and help manage equine respiratory diseases, such as recurrent airway obstruction (RAO).


Air Movement in Horse Barns

October 08, 2012

Moving the air inside barns can help improve year-round comfort and air quality for horses and humans.... Read More


How Much Does a Horse Cost?

August 01, 2012

A look at what it really costs to own a horse besides the initial purchase price.... Read More


Budget Barn Design

August 01, 2012

See how one owner designed and built frugally without compromising on aspects supporting horse health.... Read More


Equine Tracheal Mucus Associated with Airborne Particulates

July 23, 2012

Athletic horses exposed to airborne particles could experience enough mucus buildup to limit performance.... Read More


Cost Cutting Tips for Building Horse Barns

July 01, 2012

Horse owners share their top five tips for cutting costs and staying green when building a horse barn.... Read More


Readers Share Recycling Ideas to Cut Costs Around the Barn

June 24, 2012

Horse owners share their tips for reusing select items to save money around the barn.... Read More

To prevent injuries to horses, manage gullies by constructing a grade stabilization structure. These structures stabilize gullies by controlling water flow and absorbing stream energy.


Environmental Best Practices for Horse Owners

June 20, 2012

Researchers compiled a set of best management practices to help reduce horse-related environmental pollution.... Read More


Western Kentucky Equine Field Day Scheduled for June 5

May 23, 2012

The field day will take place June 5, 2012, from 4-8 p.m. CDT at Darling 888 Ranch, located in Princeton, Ky.... Read More


Dates Set for 2012 KENA Networking Meetings

January 24, 2012

Topics to be covered include lameness causes, equine acupuncture, and building equine facilities.... Read More


Human Behavior Changes Necessary to Improve Equine Welfare

December 31, 2011

Most welfare problems--which arise if "freedoms" are denied--are directly due to human behavior problems.... Read More


Heated Barns and Horses: Special Considerations Needed

December 26, 2011

Heating horse barns can cause a host of respiratory and other problems if done incorrectly.... Read More


Prepare Horse Shelters Now for Winter

November 27, 2011

Now is the ideal time to address housing options for horses that will live outside this winter.... Read More


Fall Horse Health Care Tips

November 06, 2011

Taking certain steps during autumn months can help ensure your horse maintains his good health.... Read More


Run-In Shed Rundown

November 01, 2011

A good run-in shed, whether simple or elaborate, should follow some basic design concepts.... Read More


Ask the Vet LIVE on Avoiding Respiratory Problems Archived

September 10, 2011's Ask the Vet LIVE event on avoiding respiratory problems in the barn is now archived.... Read More


Biosecurity for Hospitals and Horse Farms

September 09, 2011

When a horse is sick, good biosecurity could mean the difference between an isolated infection and an epidemic... Read More